PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.
PATH is seeking to recruit a Finance Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Integrated HIV/AIDS Project in Haut Katanga and Lualaba (IHAP-HK/L), based in Lubumbashi, and reporting to the IHAP-HK/L Deputy Chief of Party – Finance and Administration (DCOP-F&A).
The Finance Officer will provide critical support in monitoring, analyzing, and reporting the financial performance of the project. Under the guidance of the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A, s/he will develop and manage budgets, improve financial operations, and monitor financial performance in accordance with approved work plan budgets. S/he will ensure compliance with budgetary, financial, and contractual requirements in accordance with PATH policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulations, and award terms and conditions. Responsibilities and specific job duties will include:
- Support work plan budgeting and financial planning process.
- Perform analysis on project activities, including historical, current, and projected revenues and expenses, cash flow, budgets versus actuals, and variances.
- Track project activities to ensure that budget, project, and activity codes are correctly reflected on invoices.
- Provide guidance to technical staff on spending against workplan budget.
- Monitor work plan activities and keep the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A and Washington DC team informed on situations that could negatively impact the financial performance of the project.
- Create and maintain financial report templates, monitoring tools, and activity budgets.
- Prepare quarterly budget projections and monthly funds requests.
- Support the preparation of funder financial reports, including PEPFAR expenditure analyses and USAID pipeline reports.
- Prepare consultant agreements, contracts, and work orders as requested by the IHAP-HK/L DCOP-F&A, including scopes of work, deliverables, and payment schedules.
- Support the review of subrecipient financial reports and follow up with any queries on unusual, unexplained, or unallowable costs.
- Identify and recommend cost efficiencies for program activities.
- Support audits and audit follow-up.
- Perform integrity, math, and compliance checks